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Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr reacted to Moses Simon’s permanent move to French side Nantes FC from the Spanish Premiere division side Levante.

Gernot Rohr ready for tough year ahead with Super Eagles

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has no problem with the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to 2022, but believes that 2022 will be a complicated year for his team.
Saudi King Salman

Saudi Arabia ruler passes latest anti-piracy measures to boost Newcastle takeover

Saudi Arabia appears to have made its biggest move yet in the fight against piracy after its ruler waved through measures to tackle the illegal streaming of sports and movies – a step which many will welcome when it comes to the Newcastle United takeover.
Mario Mandzukic is a free agent after the Croatian forward confirmed he has terminated his contract with Al-Duhail.

Mario Mandzukic terminates Al-Duhail contract

Mario Mandzukic is a free agent after the Croatian forward confirmed he has terminated his contract with Al-Duhail.
FIFA

Coronavirus takes heavy toll on budgeted FIFA revenues for 2020

FIFA is now budgeting for this year’s revenues to come in a little more than half of its original projections, as a consequence of coronavirus.
FIFA are reportedly ready to indefinitely extend the 2019-20 season, handing domestic leagues the power to decide their own fate in the coronavirus pandemic.

FIFA announces £1.2bn coronavirus relief plan to help football through coronavirus crisis

A coronavirus relief plan for world football which could cost up to £1.2 billion ($1.5bn) has been announced by FIFA.

Journalist allegedly arrested for appearing on Al Jazeera

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns Egyptian journalist Mohamed Monir’s arrest in Cairo on 14 June, after an appearance on the Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera’s evening news programme, and calls for his immediate release.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Minister: NFF can terminate Gernot Rohr’s contract if he fails to meet targets

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has revealed there are clauses in Gernot Rohr’s new contract which gives his employer the right to fire him if he underperforms.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Saudi Arabia overtakes China as world records over six million coronavirus cases

Saudi Arabia is now the 16th worst hit by the coronavirus in the world, with 83,384 cases.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

NFF urged to give Gernot Rohr free hands to do his job

Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has pleaded with the Nigerian Football Federation to give Eagles coach Gernot Rohr a chance to operate freely.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr urged to win next AFCON, reach World Cup semi-finals

Former Nigeria international Benedict Akwuegbu has welcomed the decision of Nigeria Football Federation to tie Super Eagles Gernot Rohr to the new contract.
Montpellier have appointed their former player and ex-Nigeria international John Utaka as coach of their U19 team.

Montpellier appoint John Utaka as youth coach

Montpellier have appointed their former player and ex-Nigeria international John Utaka as coach of their U19 team.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr confirms signing new Super Eagles deal

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, says he has signed a new deal with the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, to manage the Super Eagles.
The Muslim holiday of Eid el-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Friday.

Saudi declares Sunday Eid el-Fitri

The Muslim holiday of Eid el-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Friday.
A general view of empty Kaaba at the Grand Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Image Credit: REUTERS

Saudi Arabia declares Eid al-Fitr to start on Sunday

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Friday.
Qatar healthcare authorities have launched drive-through COVID-19 testing for policymakers to gain a better understanding of the novel coronavirus.

Qatar: Drive-through testing to ‘allow understanding of virus’

Qatar healthcare authorities have launched drive-through COVID-19 testing for policymakers to gain a better understanding of the novel coronavirus.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first-leg football match between Real Madrid CF and Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on February 26, 2020. (AFP)

Ex-Barcelona president plans Pep Guardiola return if elected

Joan Laporta says he plans to bring Pep Guardiola back to Barcelona if his bid to return as president of the Catalan club in 2021 is successful.
Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

John Coates: Tokyo Olympics could be ‘greatest ever’

Senior international Olympics official John Coates said on Saturday the delayed Tokyo Olympics could end up being the greatest Games ever, coming next year as the world emerges from COVID-19 crisis.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Segun Odegbami: Nigerian coaches are good enough for Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international Segun Odegbami has hinted that Nigeria have capable to handle the Super Eagles and the NFF should not have renewed the contract of current boss Gernot Rohr.

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to miss their Champions League game against Real Madrid next month, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.

Man City striker out of Real Madrid Champions League clash

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to miss their Champions League game against Real Madrid next month, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Cultism: Police investigates hospital over false analysis

This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Usman Nagogo, while updating journalists in Gusau on Friday on evidences recovered from a suspected cultist’s house, including human blood, last April in the state capital, Gusau.

UNFPA: 47 million women likely to be deprived of reproductive rights as a result...

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Saturday says about 47 million women in low and middle-income countries were likely to be deprived of contraceptives as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Stranded Nigerian nationals evacuated from Thailand, Malaysia

“Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand on board,” the tweet said.”
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.

Real Madrid boss praises Thibaut Courtois following Alaves win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.